What are the white bugs in my turf. - Knowledgebase Question

Oviedo, Fl
Question by SIEGE1000
March 6, 2009
I have round patches of brown spots, the grass is easily pull. I also found white bugs crawling in the turf. What type of bug is this? And, what can be done to help my yard?

Thanks
Steven


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Answer from NGA
March 6, 2009

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I can't tell without looking at the pest what it is and whether or not it is responsible for the brown patches in your lawn. It might be a disease or it could be caused by the insects. Here's a webpage with photos and descriptions that might be helpful to you:

http://www.turffiles.ncsu.edu/...

Once you have identified the pests you can determine what your next steps should be. Best wishes with your lawn!

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